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    does every nonempty subset of the real numbers have a maximal element
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    Quote Originally Posted by leinadwerdna View Post
    does every nonempty subset of the real numbers have a maximal element
    What about the integers? Does that have a maximal element?
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    Entirely depends on which order you mean and whether you believe in the axiom of choice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Prove It View Post
    What about the integers? Does that have a maximal element?
    youre right thanks
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